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Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

March 12, 2018


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I am a graduate student employee in the College of Computer and Information Science. For the past year, I have been helping organize a union because we deserve to have a say in our working conditions. Though we are certainly students, we are also employed as instructors, graders, research assistants an...

Op-Ed: N.U.in students need to be integrated onto campus

Op-Ed: N.U.in students need to be integrated onto campus

February 21, 2018


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A little less than a year ago, I committed to what would be the biggest leap of my lifetime; I placed my deposit for a spot in the N.U.in program, meaning I would be spending my first semester of college in Rome with 101 strangers. Having only left the United States once before, I was certainly intimid...

Op-Ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

Op-Ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

February 14, 2018


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In the recent torrent of national debate over immigration policies, Northeastern students might have missed the termination of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for 59,000 Haitians in the United States. In July 2019, this displaced contingent will be asked, or forced, to leave the country and return...

Op-Ed: Systems are human constructs

Op-Ed: Systems are human constructs

February 8, 2018


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Our society is made up of systems, ways of organizing people and ideas to fit the mold. Systems are neither perfect nor bullet-proof; when systems crumble, the resulting negative impacts will inflict burdens on society. These negative impacts can be translated into inequality, increased competition and hatre...

Op-ed: We will not be silenced

Op-ed: We will not be silenced

November 16, 2017


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As a senior at Northeastern University, I’ve been exposed to a diverse student body. There are different cultural and religious organizations across campus that celebrate their traditions, beliefs and customs. Students may join these groups because they want a place to meet other people with similar...

Letter to the Editor: Call for clean energy

Letter to the Editor: Call for clean energy

October 19, 2017


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Dear Editor, In good weather on my days off, I take a stroll with my little spotted beagle and bask in the benefits of my favorite star the sun. I watch the wind ripple through the tall grass and I marvel at the power of the sun and the wind; wondering why we’re so reliant on dirty sources of ene...

Op-ed: You should join YAL

September 21, 2017


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Summer classes, summer vacation, summer job, summer co-op… Summer is a busy time for all here at Northeastern. I took the liberty of making my summer be about liberty by attending the Young Americans for Liberty National Convention. The event is an invite-only, four-day long conference for libert...

Op-ed: ISEC showcases Northeastern’s hypocrisy

Op-ed: ISEC showcases Northeastern’s hypocrisy

April 5, 2017


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  After years of planning and construction, Northeastern finally opened its new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) on Monday. Meant to herald a new era of collaboration between students and faculty across a wide variety of academic disciplines, the impressive new buildi...

NU-sponsored poll indicates change needed in higher education

November 29, 2012


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By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta, News Correspondent The results of a survey, commissioned by Northeastern University in an effort to examine the current public opinion of American higher education, indicate that most Americans believe higher education must change to stay competitive globally. The resu...

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